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Range Officer’s Handbook Review in Guns Australia

Gun Books October 18, 2009

Range Officer’s Handbook Review in Guns Australia by Nick Harvey


Book Review – Guns Australia October/December 2009

Hard-bound 200x303mm, 523 pages, well illustrated with line drawings and photographs, index, glossary and list of contents.

The name Ron Owen is well known to the majority of Aussie shooters as an indefatigable fighter for shooter’s rights and as a firearms retailer and importer.
Ron Owen has a comprehensive background in the shooting sports starting in England when he was 12 years old. He joined the British regular army at 15 and competed in the regimental rifle team at Bisley and Pirbright. By 1967 he had settled in Victoria and was a founding member of the Bonang Branch of the SSAA. Ron has shot every different discipline on ranges in many countries around the world, reaching A grade in National competitions and coached shooters who competed in the Commonwealth Games. After 49 years …

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Modern Reloading by R Lee

Gun Books October 18, 2009

Modern Reloading By Richard Lee

From the man who brought us the Lee Reloading Equipment that nearly every Australian shooter has used some of, at some time either before now, or sometime in the future.

Modern Reloading.TIny


Second Edition

by: Richard Lee          720 very comprehensive pages.
Ammunition reloading for the shooter, hunter and professional reloader, with detailed loading techniques for quality and quantity production.
Extensive information about special methods and tools so anyone can load more accurate ammunition.It covers reloading for rifles, handguns and shotguns, bullet casting, powder selection and measuring methods.
Includes much information that was previously unavailable from any source, along with must have charts.
Comprehensive load data, compiled from all major powder suppliers published information, sorted in logical cartridge, bullet weight, and velocity order.
The first book to print starting loads that are suitable for volume measuring.
Exclusive cast bullet loads with velocities and pressures so …

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Letters To the Editor :- Early Stainless Steel ?? Barrels

Bulletin March 18, 2009

Letter to the Editor

Sent: Monday, March 02, 2009 3:25 PM
1. Subject: Stainless Steel barrels.
Hi Ron.
I have been interested in stainless steels for barrels for some time, since acquiring a Model 1904 rifle with it, see photo

Photo 018 Winchester Model 1904 #707136 - Left Side-Stainless Steel Barrel a
I note your Bulletin No 11 that you advised:
“For several years prior to 1930 the Winchester Repeating Arms Company supplied a “stainless” steel to a limited extent. It was really not a steel but rather a high chrome iron, its approximate composition being chromium 13 percent, carbon 0.10 percent, and copper 1.50 percent. Certain intricate heat treatment was necessary to make it both machinable and rust proof. It could not be successfully blued and was copper plated outside and then subjected to a treatment which turned the copper black. High cost of production and the advent of non-corrosive ammunition led to its discontinuance. “
Can you please advise the …

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Owen Guns Bulletin Jan 2009 No 8

Bulletin January 2, 2009

Welcome to the Eighth Edition of the Owen Guns Bulletin.


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We are currently publishing our new website at www.owenguns.com

Where we are in the process of listing 1000s of rifles,shotguns, handguns, accessories, and gun parts that we have for sale. Visit the website now. We also have shooting articles and important firearm information for the gun enthusiast.

Take away free gun photos and free firearm images for your gun gallery collection. New firearm related material being added every day.

Have A Very Happy and Prosperous New Year from all of the team at Owen Guns.

Any Inquiries on any products phone 07 54824099 or 07 54825070

Monthly Specials

Quality Photographs of the famous Ron Hayes collection of hand guns, the most complete Australian collection. A deluxe compilation of handguns from all around the world, the subjects are conveniently cataloged into …

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